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Costume Designer/Consultant Holly Hynes fitting Brandenburg with Jerome Robbins

Sharing Her World of Experience

1997 - Designer Holly Hynes, with Choreographer Jerome Robbins at New York City Ballet, fitting Brandenburg

Consulting: Headliner


Expert Guidance for Costume Recreation of Balanchine and Robbins Ballets

Based on over 20 years of first-hand, professional expertise in the maintenance and precise recreation of costumes for ballet, Ms. Hynes is considered to be a leading authority throughout the world representing the teaching of accurate and historic costume reproduction of many established designs by ballet designers such as Karinska and Irene Sharaff. She has assisted countless companies in the U.S. and abroad including; the Royal Danish Ballet in Copenhagen, Denmark; Paris Opera in Paris, France; Theatre du Capitol in Toulouse, France; The Bavarian State Ballet in Munich, Germany; The Cincinnati Ballet; The San Francisco Ballet; The Birmingham Royal Ballet in Birmingham, England; The Royal Ballet in London, England; The Miami City Ballet, La Scala, Milan, Italy; The Het National Ballet in Amsterdam; The Hamburg Ballet in Germany;  The Berlin National Ballet in Germany; Dresden SemperOper Ballet in Dresden, Germany and The Kirov Ballet in Saint Petersburg, Russia.

The list of productions on which she has consulted includes:

Balanchine Ballets

  • 4 Temperaments

  • Agon

  • Apollo

  • Ballo de la Regina (Ben Benson)

  • Bugaku (Karinska)

  • Concerto Barocco

  • Divertimento #15 (Karinska)

  • Duo Concertante

  • Episodes

  • Jewels (Karinska)

  • La Sonnambula (Dorothea Tanning)

  • La Source (Karinska)

  • La Valse (Karinska)

  • Liebeslieder Walzer (Karinska)

  • Monumentum Pro Gesualdo and Movements for Piano and Orchestra

  • Mozartiana (Ter-Arutunian)

  • Nutcracker (Karinska)

  • Orpheus (Noguchi)

  • Pavane

  • Prodigal Son (Rouault)

  • Serenade (Karinska)

  • Square Dance

  • Stravinsky Violin Concerto

  • Symphony in 3

  • Symphony in C (Karinska)

  • Tarantella (Karinska)

  • Tzigane (Eula)

  • Valse Fantasie (Karinska)

  • Western Symphony (Karinska)

Jerome Robbins Ballets

  • Afternoon of a Faun (Sharaff)

  • Brandenburg (Hynes)

  • Circus Polka

  • Dances at a Gathering (Eula)

  • Dybbuk (Zipprodt)

  • Fancy Free (Love)

  • Glass Pieces (Ben Benson)

  • In The Night (Dowell)

  • Opus 19 (Eula)

  • Suite of Dances (Loquasto)

  • The Cage (Sobotka)

  • The Concert (Sharaff)

  • The Goldberg Variations (Eula)

  • West Side Story Suites (Sharaff)

Trusts and Licensing

Licensing for any of the listed ballets may be addressed directly through the Balanchine and Robbins Trusts.

For the Robbins Trust contact 
Christopher Pennington at: 

Contact for the Balanchine Trust

Consulting: Bio

"Holly's costume bibles provide complete measurements, carefully selected swatches, minute details, careful research, and most importantly, Holly's first hand experience with Jerry to ensure historically accurate reproduction of some of the world's most cherished ballets."

Robbins Repetiteur Jean-Pierre Frohlich

Consulting: Testimonials
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